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Sunday, January 21, 2018, 6:39 p.m.

Tragedy of the commons

Driving down Highway 49 a few weeks ago, passing through the little towns--wide places in the road, really--between Brinkley and Jonesboro, and looking over at the fields of cotton or corn or rice or whatever that was lining the highway . . . . The water was so high it was hard to tell in some spots just what was planted there.

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